She held key leadership positions in nursing at Lankenau Medical Center, the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. She taught at the University of Pennsylvania.
At the height of his popularity, Cassidy commanded a rabid fan base that drew comparisons to those of Elvis Presley and the Beatles.
The key to a long life, Mr. Mack told his family, was "to be a good person, work hard, and love God."
Once dubbed the "poet laureate of jazz," Hendricks expanded the vocabulary of jazz singing as the leading exponent of a style known as vocalese. He wrote witty lyrics for dozens of jazz tunes that otherwise had no words. Moreover, as a vocalist, he performed at breakneck speed, winning the admiration...
Mr. Iams had many interests. His friend, columnist Stu Bykofsky, said: "He was a rooting, tooting, strutting Mummer at the same time he was the Inquirer's society columnist."
NEW YORK (AP) - Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, a few years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He was 55.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died.
NASHVILLE - Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.
Mr. Procacci was cofounder, with his brother Michael, and longtime chief executive of Procacci Brothers Sales Corp., a wholesaler supplier based on Front Street in South Philadelphia. The company, which owns farms in New Jersey and Florida and operates overseas, says it produces 10 percent of the country's...
NEW YORK (AP) - Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64.
Ms. McDonnell's hobbies were music and film, and giving advice to anyone in need of it. "She had a black belt in Internet shopping and gift-giving. Her wrapping alone was a thing of beauty," her husband said.